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. chairman rupert murdoch and former newspaper editor rebecca brooks preparing to give testimony to a particle meantry panel in the next half hour british lawmakers are expected to grill them on allegations reporters hacked into phone messages. >> rupert murdoch might be late his car was surrounded by a mob outside earlier and he had to turn back a top london police chief has been answering questions over an hour we are joined by wisdom martin with the latest on what is happening in england. >> well, this keeps growing, all eyes on particle meantry enchoir for the much antis -- enquiry for the much anticipated executives we are waiting for murdoch's son jamess in charge of news corp.'s european operations and mr. murdoch himself. rebecca brooks who resigned as editor of news international newspaper is scheduled to testify next hour. >>> a second resignation from scotland yard, followed one from sunday. they said staying on would be a distraction. >>> during the last hour the commissioner admitted to making mistakes. >> the material is repugnant, with hind site we would have -- ye
. >>> the british phone hacking scandal took center stage in front of parliament. lawmakers grilled rupert murdoch and the top executives over allegations that news of the world reporters hacked into personal phone messages. also, a heckler attacked murdock in the middle of the testimony. amy kellogg has more. >> reporter: rupert murdoch and his son james under intense scrutiny from british lawmakers. during questioning, a demonstrator taking aim at 80- year-old news corporation chairman, his wife wendy sign here wearing pink, jumping up and defending her husband. proceedings resuming with officials honing in on phone- hacking allegations at murdoch's former tabloid, news of the world. >> why did you not ac-- the book resignation? >> i believed her, trusted her and i do trust here. >> reporter: rupert murdoch, the head of news corp, the parent company of fox news, enis of thing he doesn't condone the use of phone hacking, calling it a humble day. >> invading people's privacy and listening to their voice mail is wrong. -- with this information is wrong. >> reporter: officials also asking if the voi
chairman rupert murdoch, his son janes and former news of the world editor rebekah brookes testified about the phone hacking scandal that gripped the country for weeks now and shawn yancy has more on today's proceedings. >> reporter: when rupert murdoch addressed lawmakers, he seemed confused and flustered. the moments in the proceedings, a protestor interrupted the hearing and take a look. >> oh. >> a man tried to throw a foam pie into his face. wendy, the wife in the jacket quickly tried to s.w.a.t. it away. the police arrested the man. the hearing continued 10 minutes later, he continued the testimony saying while he's the ceo of the company that hacks phones, he's not responsible for what happened. >> and do you accept ultimately you're responsible for the whole fee sassco? no. >> you're not responsible some. >> who is? >> the people that trusted and then maybe the people they trusted. i was -- for 52 years and i would trust him with my life. >> and murdoch was referring to the head of news international when much of the phone hacking is believed to have taken place. hinton resigned
murdoch was in the hot seat prime minister david cameron calls an emergency session of parliament. >>> the british prime minister cut short his africa trip and. >> reporter: ed home to appear before -- returned home to appear before parliament today. his exaid, a former editor at news of the world tabloid is among several people arrested in the scandal. yesterday rupert murdoch initially seemed confused and flussers, two hours later into the proceeding a protestor interrupted the hearing. now a man tried to throw a shaving cream pie into rupert murdoch's face his wife wendy in the pink jacket jumped up to defend her husband police arrested the man murdoch continued his testimony about 10 minutes later saying while he is the ceo of a company that hacked phones he is not responsible for what happened. >> do you accept ultimately you are responsible for this whole fiasco. >> no. >> you are not responsible? >> the people that i trusted to run it and then maybe the people they trusted. i worked with mr. hinton for 52 years and would trust him with my life. >> he was referring to the he
of the world phone hacking scandal, james murdoch is under claims he misled british officials during a hearing on tuesday. fox's greg has the latest from london. >> british lawmakers zeroing in on james murdoch and his testimony during tuesday's news of the world phone hacking scandal. officials say he may have misled the panel. when he said he was not aware of an e-mail, which would have shown more than one journalist was involved in the illegal phone tapping. >> it is significant because it shows that others were involved in hacking phones at the company and that there was knowledge of transcripts of hacked voice mail messages by at least one and probably two other journalists at the time. >> david cameron whose government is spending criticism for hiring, andy coalson agrees. murdoch could face further questioning. >> clearly james murdoch has questions to answer in parliament and i sure he will do that. >> cost one of the top british tabloids. >> james murdoch was made aware of this in 2008, it means that the entire evidence given to the initial inquiry was not just misleading. was c
empire now facing tough questions. >> news corp. chief rupert murdoch set to appear before britain's parliament just hours from now. fox 5 morning news continues now. >>> glad you are with us on this nice and steamy tuesday morning. thank you for waking one fox 5 morning news. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm wisdom martin. the morning rush always busy and it is turning into a traffic head headache for route 29 commuters in silver spring. an overnight accident shut down part of colesville road in both direction and it is still closed. the crash happened just before midnight at the incident are section -- at the intersection of sligo creek parkway. >>> the heat index easily surpassed 100 degrees in many places including 126 in newton, iowa and in tulsa, oklahoma. residents used a record amount of water which could force officials to tighten restrictions. the same weather pat were will spread to the east coast later this week. not a good thing. >> not encouraging news. >> if it is reaching 126 in parts of iowa and oklahoma, that is insane. that is excessive heat in the extreme. it is not
on its loans. >>> rupert murdoch is apologizing to the british people after the alleged uk stone hacking scandal and they said they have to see it. the news corporation ceo placed ads in seven british national newspapers saying his company is sorry. murdoch shut down the 168-year- old "news of the world" after the scandal. some say news corp should be worried about its image in america as well. >> the entire british public is engaged and what they're concerned about, what they ought to be concerned about is whether or not the american public gets engaged. if that happens, yeah, i think then you should start writing news corp's habit areas. >> news corp is the parent company of fox 5 news. >>> right now, the news edge is everywhere at 11. more unrest in the egyptian government. the egyptian foreign minister resigned today as public pressure demanding government reform intensifies. and egypt's prime minister promised to reconstruct the egyptian cabinet and demand the quicker government changes. secretary of state hillary clinton is in greece tonight and is scheduled to meet with the greec
with irresistibly bold barbecue sauce. subway. eat fresh®. >>> rupert murdoch agreed to appear before british lawmakers to answer questions about the phone hacking scandal that is rocking the british arm of news corporation and now the fbi is looking into allegations that victims of 9/11 may have also been targeted. news corp. is the parent company of fox 5. fox's amy kellogg has the latest now from london. >> reporter: at the encouragement of new york republican congressman peter king, the fbi is now investigating whether the british phone hacking scandal involving a news corp. tabloid spread to the states with attempts to intercept phone calls of 9/11 victims. in london rupert and james murdoch have now agreed to show up and answer questions before a televised parliamentary select committee along with their deputy rebecca brooks after mounting public pressure. >> my message to rebecca brooks, just do the d you can't hide away from this level of public anguish and anger and these interests. >> reporter: in the first interview since the whole story broke rupert murdoch told the wall street jo
of news corp. rupert murdoch is to appear wisdom. >>> british prime minister ordered a special particle meantry session. >> yesterday, scotland yard's number two was forced to design this less than 20 hours after the commissioner himself stepped down. both claim their integrity is intact but staying on would be a distraction amidst intense media coverage of the role police media mail have played here and for hiring a news of the world editor now under arrest at a pr consultant. rebecca brooks who resigned as head of rupert murdoch's newspaper on sunday after she voluntarily went in for questioning. >> the position of rebecca brooks can be simply stated she is not guilty of any criminal offence. the position of the metropolitan police is less easy to understand. >>> government remains politically tainted as well the prime minister david cameron on official business in africa again under pressure to explain why he hired former news of the world editor andy cole son as chief of communications he stepped down in january and arrested last week. >> no one has argued that the work he did in go
the phone hacking scandal. rupert murdoch said he was ashamed of what has happened but he is not to blame. he said he had known nothing of allegations that staff hacked into cell phones and bribed police to get information on celebrities, politicians and crime victims. also said he never would have approved such horrible invasions of privacy. >> do you september that ultimately, you are responsible for the whole fiasco. >> no. >> you are not responsible? >> the people that i trusted to run it and then maybe the people they trusted. >> a protester tried to throw what and to be i flight 800 full of shaving cream at murdoch. that man was quickly arrested. amid the scandal, there is now a call for extra resources for the police investigation so new hacking victims can be informed more quickly. news corp. is the parent company of fox 5. >>> also making headlines, the latest on reports that the taliban's leader is dead. >>> and big news in the same- sex marriage debate. new york city is preparing for an influx of couples to say i do starting this sunday. but every couple would wants to tie the
arrest as a p.r. consultant. rebecca brooks who resigned as head of rupert murdoch's newspaper empire friday was arrested sunday after she had voluntarily gone in for questioning. she was released on bail. her lawyers say they now want answers about her arrest. >> the position of rebecca brooks can be simply stated. she is not guilty of any criminal offense. the position of the metropolitan police is less easy to understand. >> reporter: the government remains potentially tainted as well. with prime minister david cameron on official business in africa, again under pressure to explain why he hired andy colson as chief of communications. colson stepped down in january. he was arrested last week. >> no one has argued that the work he did in government in any way was inappropriate or bad. he worked well in government. he then left government. >> reporter: rupert murdoch who runs news corporation, the parent company of fox news and his son james, as well as rebecca brooks will sit before a parliamentary panel tomorrow as british lawmakers try to get to the bottom of hacking allegation. in
in britain, all eyes will be on the particle meantery hearing later this morning when rupe are the murdoch gives his testimony. he is not the only one. his son james murdoch and rebecca brooks also will testify before parliament this morning. news of the testimony sent news corp. stock plunging throughout the week. nip who checked yop line for t he -- anyone who checked online was redirected to a site talking about rupert's body being found in his garden. >>> sherry ly has details on some crimes. >> reporter: the guardian angels will be out here on patrol. just yesterday, a man entering the trail here at 8th and edgewood was robbed at gunpoint. the rash of crimes began in may with five incidents along the metropolitan branch trail. police did make an arrest in june but then in july, another spike. yesterday, a man on a bike spoted a young man hanging around the trail. as he passed, the suspect pulled out the gun. he got the victim's wallet and two cell phones. this follows two other robberies in less than two weeks. some who use the trail say it can be isolated and they have their own idea
by president barack obama. >>> news corp. chairman rupert murdoch says he is shocked, pauled and ashamed over the british phone hacking scandal. he says he lost sight of the operations of the news of the world tabloid but says he is not to blame for what happened. >> do you accept that all -- ultimately, you are responsible for that whole fiasco. >> no. the people i trusted to run it and then maybe the people they trusted. >> reporter: a protester tried to throw a pie plate full of foam at murdoch. they say the company is investigating. and rebecca brooks denied paying police for information. we have to let you know that news corp. is the parent company of fox 5. >>> in sports, the nats on the road facing the astros. top of the third, the nats trail 2-0. this went deep to left field for a two-run homer to tie the game. houston led 3-2. the astros put on a safety squeeze. a run scores. the nats would fall 7-6. >>> and a programming reminder. this week, our region will honor history, 150 years since battle of manassas. tomorrow, we will take our show on the road to manassas for an in-depending
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york, next. >>> and rupert murdoch answering questions about hacking at his former newspaper. i'm amy kellogg in london with new information coming up.  >> the british government is going straight to the top for answers, calling media mogul rupert murdoch to talk about the phone hacking scandal. the fbi is stepping in into this wide investigation. >> reporter: a news corps spokesperson said that rupert murdoch and his son james agreed to face questions before a government panel in the uk. the british authorities delving deeper into the phone-hacking scandal at murdoch's recently shattered world of the news tabloid. >> and to attend the meeting next week. >> reporter: rupert murdoch is chairman, the former company of this network. rebecca brookes, now chief executive at "news international," agreeing to face the media panel on tuesday. and local government officials calling for anyone involved to face the music. >> the senior executives of an organization, the center of the firestom, are very, very serious allegations and one illegality and a i moral behavior should make themselve
for the paper tom krohn saying james murdoch knew that the phone hacking was not limited to the single reporter at the now closed newspaper. referencing tuesday's hearing before a british parliamentary committee where james murdoch and his father testified the two former employees said they would like to point out james murdoch's recollection of what he was told was mistaken. the british prime minister reacted. >> clearly james murdoch has questions to answer in parliament and i'm sure he will do that and clearly news international has got some big issues to deal with and a mess to clear up. >> reporter: in a statement james murdoch stood by his testimony earlier this week when he told members of parliament that while he agreed to pay $1.2 million to a victim of the phone hacking scandal, he didn't know all of the facts. >> when you signed off the taylor payment, did you see or were you made aware of the four female voicemail messages? >> no, i was not aware of that at at time. >> reporter: according to the wall street journal owned by news corp., the justice department is preparing subpoenas a
resigned, it this comes as rupert murdoch gets set to face members of parliament this week. news corp. is the parent company of both news of the world and fox 5. >>> one popular way for tourists to navigate d.c. could be in for some changes. >> we'll check back in with tony perkins. going to be a hot one, triple digits by the end of the week. we'll get close today. clothes to 6 now this monday morning. >>> los angeles frequently makes the list of cities with the worst traffic along the d.c. area but this weekend one potential traffic nightmare was avoided. a 10-mile stretch of the 405 shut down to demolish part of a bridge. to avoid massive backups people were asked to stay home. the warnings were actually he'ded t project wrapped up ahead of schedule. the road is back to normal this morning. which means a lot of traffic. >> well let's talk about heat. much of the country is in the grips of a heat wave, in nebraska things got so bad over the weekend workers actually dumped two tons of ice into a pool to help people cool off. water tempe
that infamous pie- throwing incident in the middle of rupert murdoch's hearing? the man who threw it was convicted of assault and harassment. the lawmakers grilled murdoch well about the news of the world phone-hacking scandal. the 26ier old protestor admitted he did it and he'll be sentenced next week. >>> rodger clemons is asking a judge to throw out his indictment on charges of lying to congress and to prevent the possibility of a second trial in the case. clemens' perjury trial abruptly ended in mistrial after the prosecution used testimony the judge ordered them not to use. clemens' lawyers claim the prosecutors did it intentionally because the case was not going well and say a second trial would violate clemens' constitutional rights against double jeopardy. >>> 36 years after richard nixon testified secretly to a grand jury investigating watergate, a federal judge is ordering the first public release of the trent. nixon was interviewed for two days back in june of 1975. 10 months after resigning and hisitorrians sued to have the document released. a judge agreed and the 2 e
in the iowa republican party straw poll on august 13th. >>> rupert murdoch is in london meeting with employees of the news international operation in the wake of a phone hacking scandal. he suddenly shut down the company's news of the world tabloid last week. some of that tabloid employees are accused of hacking into the cell phones of one missing british girl and others. murdoch owns this company's parent company and is trying to buy a british satellite service for $19 billion. >>> for the third time in a matter of days, a plane enters restricted airspace over the president's country retreat in maryland. we will tell you how this one ended. r r lt >>> a third plane's pilot found himself flanked by f-16 fighter jets this weekend. the plane was spotted in the air pays about 10:30 this morning. the pilot was out of radio communication range and forced to land at the airport. yesterday fighters intercepted two other small planes at two different times. in every case the small plane landed without incident. president obama spent the weekend at ca
september 1st. >>> developing story surrounding rupert murdoch and a cell phone hacking scandal at one of his newspapers it started with crime and terror attack victims phones and now there are reports prince charms and camilla's phones may have been -- charles and camilla's phones may have been hacked as well. >>> these latest allegations has the british government putting a big media deal between murdoch news international and british satellite news organization on hold. >> the first thing i would say to mr. murdoch is drop the bid for bib he should recognize with a cloud of allegations swirling around news international make it completely untenable for this bid to go ahead and he must recognize that. >> we do tell you, that murdoch owns this station's parent company as well as several other media outlets including the wall street journal and new york post. >>> a french writer who claims the former imf chief tried to rape her gave a statement to police today. tristan ban non-is the second person to accuse dominique strauss-kahn with sexual assault he is charged in new york with tryin
scandal. rupert murdoch's son is being called a liar, plus find out what one person says police did for those tabloid journalists. we'll be right back.  >>> new allegations tonight in the news of the world phone hacking scandal. a former news international legal manager and a former news of the world editor are contradicting testimony made by james murdoch. earlier this week you'll remember murdoch told parliament he believed the spying scandal uncovered years ago was the work of a single rogue reporter, but two executives say they had told murdoch about an a e-mail that also pointed fingers at other journalists. meanwhile scotland yard is investigating new claims that journalists bribed police officers to locate people by tracking their cell phone signals. that claim was made by former news of the world reporter shawn horr who was found dead in his home this week. police say his death is not suspicious. >>> more trouble tonight for john edwards stemming from his last presidential campaign. the former north carolina senator has been ordered to pay back millions in federal
. >>> a major reversal tonight by rupert murdoch and his bid to buy the majority stake of the british sky broadcasting company. this is as the phone hacking scandal that forced the shutdown of the news of the world paper threatens now to spill over into the united states and with allegations 9/11 victims may have been targeted. news corporation has dropped its bid to take full control of british sky broadcasting. the company released this statement: quote, we believe the proposed acacquisition would benefit both companies and it's clear that it's too difficult to progress in this clem at. news corporation remains a committed long-term shareholder and we're proud of the success it's achieved and our traction to -- contribution to it. end quote and this comes as british lawmakers were prepareing to demand that murdoch give up his bid while investigates continue over the phone hacking scandal surrounding his british newspaper holding. >> and that is a fire storm, engulfing parts of the media and police and in the political system's ability to respond. >> reporter: dropping the bid doesn't me
it through the senate. >>> rupert murdoch testified before parliament about the british hacking scandal. >> oh! >> up next on fox 5 morning news, details of what happened to that protester and we'll hear more from murdoch's testimony. stay with us. [ female announcer ] they've been off limits to dieters since time began. not anymore. ♪ ♪ fiber one is bringing brownies back. at 90 calories the only thing between you and chocolaty brownies is a nicely designed package. ♪ ♪ now you can have brownies again. new fiber one 90 calorie brownies. in the granola bar aisle. >>> making headlines this morning, syrian troops opened fire on unarmed protesters. they killed 10 people ate funeral yesterday for other activists who were killed earlier this week. one man could be heard shouting security forces are shooting at people. this week's violence turning into the worst in the four- month-old uprising and amnesty innational says it fears dozens are being tortured after mass arrests outside the capital last weekend. >>> in afghanistan, the taliban say
scandal rocking the uk as rupert murdoch is called to testify. we have the latest on this developing story next. >> and president obama taking the time to recognize one solar's bravery and cure. we're going to take you inside today's medal of honor presentation. next. >>> keep it here. fox 5 news at 5 will be right back. we make the time to celebrate birthdays and anniversaries, but what we should also be celebrating are the moments. the ones that could have been just another day but became extraordinary memories. moments when we learn about the world that came before us and a little more about ourselves. let's celebrate together. colonial williamsburg. come, be part of the story. plan your stay at colonialwilliamsburg.com, >> several new developments in the news of the world phone hack scandal. former british prime minister gordon brown is accusing two other news corporation newspapers of illegally obtaining information about his family. in an interview with the bbc, browns said the sunday times hired criminals to hack into his bank and tax records and said that the son learned his child
on how the stun gun got on the plane. >>> the scandal surrounding rupert murdoch's media empire keeps growing, new allegations employees of news international acted their way into personal information about britain's royals and the former prime minister. that company is part of news corporation which is the this station's -- this station's parent company. ashley webster with the latest on the trouble. >> reporter: this is the final edition of the news of the world and the end of the road for the british paper. news corp. owner rupert murdoch is pulling the plug acknowledging journalists were hacking into the personal detail of thousands of people without permission. >> he should make people at news international who are responsible for what happened in sense that it happened on their watch take responsibility and resign. >> reporter: was anyone safe from prying eyes, the hacking racket now including more than 10 royals and staff members, even former prime minister gordon brown. reporters allegedly peered into his bank account and peeked into his son's medical records over a period of
rupert murdoch is facing stiff opposition in britain to his bid to take over a satellite broadcasting company. in the wake of the news ever the world phone hacking scandal and former british prime minister gordon brown is acuing two newspapers of -- is accusing two newspapers of obtaining personal information about his family. the sun learned his child has cystic fibrosis, information he claims they could never have obtained legally. meanwhile, a parliament panel grilled a senior london police officer on why he did not investigate phone hacking allegations at the news of the world years earlier. >> i had no idea. i had no idea. as far as i am concerned from july 2009, this affected two people. this affected a rogue reporter. that is what we honestly believe to be the case. >> rupert murdoch, chairman of news corps is in the process of trying to take full control of british sky broadcasting but the british government is calling for murdoch to shelf his efforts until the investigation is complete. news corps is the parent company of fox 5. >>> also m
this sunday and the profits will go to good causes according to james murdoch who runs the international side of the media group. the tabloid news of the world at one time had been the best selling english language paper in the world, until very recently the top sunday paper in britain. >> i feel regret. clearly practices of certain individuals did not live up to the standards and quality of journalism that we believe in, that i believe in and that this company believes in which. >> reporter: at issue, a long running phone hacking scandal in which the victims had been largely celebrities but there was outrage when allegations emerged the paper hacked the phones of a school girl who had been abducted and was ultimately killed and victims of the terror attacks on london transport which happened six years ago today. prime minister david cameron who is former press secretary caught in the hacking scandal called for an inquiry. >> what this government is doing is making sure that the fact the public and i feel so appalled by what has happened, murder victims
. >>> rupert murdoch arrived in london for damage control on a recent phone hacking scandal. the news corp. chairman could be seen in the red range rover reading the final edition of the news of the world paper. his son shut down the popular british tabloid as a result of that scandal. public outrage began after allegations that journalists hacked into voicemail accounts of murder victims and families of dead soldiers. news corp. is the parent company of fox 5. >>> right now the news edge is everywhere at 11:00. new secretary of defense leon panetta met with u.s. troops in afghanistan today during an unannounced visit. he met with members of a med i vac team and visited the 115th support hospital before addressing troops at camp dwyer. panetta is now in iraq where he will meet with troupes and government leaders. >>> at least one -- with u.s. troops and government leaders. >>> at least one is dead and one missing after a boat sinks in russia. a boat carrying more than 100 passengers sank in a river about 450 miles east of moscow. a passing ship saved more than 80 passengers. others made it
on fox 5 morning news. >>> then rupert murdoch in london following a phone hacking scandal involving one of his publications. fox 5 morning news will be right back. >>> making headlines, the family of an iraq war veteran killed on a roller coaster in new york. the sergeant was ejected off the coaster. he lost both legs during a roadside bomb. one expert says he and the operator of the ride made bad decisions allowing him to board. >>> a small plane crashed in alabama. the pilot of the cessna tried landing after it lost its right engine but crashed in a wooded area near a local airport. the victims are said to be a mother and father and five children. the plane was heading from st. louis to florida. >>> in russia, rescuers are hoping to find almost 100 people from a cruise ship accident. hope is fading. many missing are children. nine are confirmed dead. 80 people were rescued. the search continues for the others. the ship was supposed to carry about 120 people but it reportedly had more than 185. >>> rupert murdoch is in damage control mode over the heels of a hacking phone scandal invol
strauss- kahn's accuser and could be the next chapter in the scandal surrounding rupert murdoch's media empire. who wants the u.s. attorney general to get involved. >>> and i hope you were able to notice and absorb the lower humidity. the dew point 52 degrees at 6:00. the temperatures up into the low 90s. you know what? they're going to be making a comeback. heat and humidity. i will let you know how high it's going to go and we'll talk about tropical storm don next.  >> she's been talking to the media and now the hotel maid is accused -- accused the former imf chief of rape. diallo met with the manhattan district attorney this morning. the d.a.'s admitted that -- lied and cred built problems. she claims she sexually assaulted her when she arrived to clean his room and he's denied the charges. >>> some families of 9/11 victims are calling on the justice department to investigate rupert murdock. they want to find out if the reporters from the now defunct news of the world hacked into the phones of the family members of 9/11 victims. a london tabloid claims the new york police officer wa
morning rue earth murdoch bid farewell to his newspaper in london and he is already got a bid on something else who is looking to block that deal coming up next. >> holly morris live at the fancy food show, sharing products from around the world we will check with her when fox 5 morning news continues, coming up on 7:23 a.m. right now  >>> making headlines thismorning the search continues for survivors of a boat accident in russia, hope is fadeling for 90 people after a crews ship sank on the river yesterday. many of those missing are children nine people are confirmed dead 80 people rescued it is still not clear exactly how many people were on the ship. >>> rue pert murdoch is in -- rupert murdoch is on damage control in london. sunday the news of the world tabloid owned by news corp., fox 5s parent company hit news stands for the last time now murdoch is looking to take over british sky broadcasting the british government is said to be looking at ways to block the deal. >>> the deadline is fast approaching and seems as if little progress was made during yesterday's
at the camp. >>> the man who shoved the shaving cream filled pie at rupert murdoch was convicted today of harassment and assault. jonathan may balls testified before parliament over the phone hacking scandal and is scheduled for sentencing august 2nd. news corp. is the parent company of fox 5. >>> a cargo van slams ball a new york bus. it's caught on camera -- slams into a new york bus. it's caught on camera. the wall then smashed through a -- the bus then smashed through the walls of a mcdonald's. >>> classified watergate testimony by richard nixon may soon be made public while historians sue to bring the documents out of secrecy. >>> for one iraq war veteran a trip to the ballpark really paid off, how his big win will change his life. >>> check out some of the other stories on our rundown. the news edge at 11:00 is coming right back. >> this is fox 5 news edge at 11:00.  >>> it's been almost 10 years since the 9/11 terror attacks and tonight former president george w. bush is trying to set the record straight. remember this picture capturing moments after the
. >>> rue pert murdoch is again apologizing for the uk phone hacking scandal this time directly to the british people how he is saying sorry this time. >> millions of harry potter fans say goodbye to a fantasy favorite what the cast of the movies is saying about the end of an era. we will be right back  >>> rupert murdoch is apologizing directly to the british people the news corporation ceo placed ads in seven national papers saying his company is sorry he shut down the 168-year-old paper news of the world after the scandal, some say news corp. should be worried about its image in america too. >> the entire british public is engaged what i think they are concerned about , what they ought to be is whether or not the american public gets engaged if that ever happens yeah, you should really start writing news corp.'s obituaries. >> news corp. by the way is the parent company of fox 5 news. >>> some of 2 stories expected to make headlines in the -- of the stories expected to make headlines in the week ahead a trial scheduled to begin in the islamic radical who confessed t
to cut the cost by millions. >>> first it was rupert murdoch, today the prime minister of minister of britain taking heat for a very controversial hire now connected to the hacking scandal. navigating today's real estate market is complicated. you've seen the signs. that's why having the right real estate agent is more important than ever. at remax.com, you can find experts in short sales or bank-owned properties or commercial real estate, agents who can help speed up the process, no matter how intricate. and that's good news, whether you're trying to sell or hoping to buy. because the only sign you really want to see is "sold." nobody sells more real estate than re/max. visit remax.com today. >>> we may have a winner tonight in the dulles metrorail extension project. the airport authority agreed to build an above ground station at the airport. the project was in danger of falling apart over the fight to build a more inexpensive above the ground extension, but it's not done just yet. >> reporter: the airport's authority refusal to budge gave way to political reality. >> it's a sham
people. officials say there was no intelligence warning of a possible attack. >>> rupert murdoch has been called to testify before parliament about the phone hacking scandal surrounding his british newspaper. the committee also wants to hear from his son james and the former editor of news of the world. those hearings are set for next week. meanwhile, there are reports victims of 9/11 may have been targeted as well. senator jay rockefeller from west virginia said if there was any phone hacking of americans, the cons defenses will be -- consequences will be severe. prime minister david cameron also promised to investigate those claims and says he's appointed a senior judge to lead the inquiry. >> there is -- [ inaudible ] engulfing parts of the media, parts of the police and our political system's ability to respond. >> new this morning, scotland yard announced its seventh arrest related to this scandal. so far no one has been charged. all this is unfolding as murdoch's news corps decided to withdraw its bid to take over british sky broadcasting. of course news corps is the parent company
they have done. >> now yesterday, during testimony by news corp. chairman rupert murdoch a protestor hurled a plate of shaving cream at him his wife wendy on the left in the pink see her right behind him now landed a right hook on the guy before the police arrested him before the encounter, murdoch and his son james told particle meantry committee they were not -- particle meantry committee they were not aware of phone hacking. >> this is the most humble day of my life >> i think frankly, i am the best person to clean this up. >> also released today parliamentary report that police were involved in the investigation. >> eric holder says he is willing to meet with families of 9/11 victims concerned phones may have been hacked in the scandal families issued a request for a meeting withholder, fbi director and house you dish area committee ranking democrats -- judiciary committee, ranking democrats monday. >>> we continue to follow a developing story an accident involving an arlington county police officer near washington boulevard, and north lee road, roads back open to traffic. stacy is liv
into custody sunday and released she once edited now defunct news of the world. >> murdoch lost his most loyal lieutenant. >>> all have been released without charges head of scotland yard stepped down sunday taking responsibility for his close ties to the newspaper. >> i have taken this decision with the consequence of the ongoing speculation and accusations of news international at the senior level. >> reporters are accused of illegally tapping into phone records of celebrities, lawmakers, murder victims. it is also knocked billions off the value of news corps empire. >> the entire british public is engaged what i think they are concerned about -- what they ought to be concerned about is whether or not the american public gets engaged if that happened, you should start writing their obituaries. >>> rupert murdoch and his son james are due to the questioned about the hacking by british parliament later this week and news corp. his parent company, news of the world of fox 5. >>> wisdom thank you. >> now the latest on the debt debate a short term deal may be in the works to help diffuse the nati
and posted them online the company said they don't believe the attack went that far. rue pert murdoch chairman of news corp. is answering questions in front of british particle meantry hearing. >> under pressure to give up his plan to take over a lucrative satellite broadcasting company in the wake of the news of the world scandal but there is a defiant mood at his papers with the sun criticizing the former prime minister, gordon brown for claiming they illegally got confidential medical information about his youngest son. current british prime minister cameron is promising to investigate if any 9/11 victims were targeted a senior london police officer explained why he did not explain phone hacking allegations at the news of the world years earlier. >> i had no idea, i had no idea, but as far as i was concerned from july 2009 and even july 2006 this effected a rogue reporter that is what we believed to be the case. >> prime minister cameron says this morning, that he will support a motion for a vote that declares murdoch for the british sky casting news corp. is the parent company of
in britain's phone hacking scandal. james murdoch says international will apologize for hacking. rebecca broke the chief executive and editor of the paper news of the world has now resigned. she will appear for questioning in front of parliament next week and rupert murdoch will also answer questions after first saying they would not. also the director of the fbi is confirming that the bureau is launching a probe after congress raised hacking of 9/11 victims. >>> a fire broke out late last night at holy cross hospital in montgomery county. >> there were evacuation of patients for the latest, we go to sherri ly in silver spring. >> reporter: things are back to normal here this morning. that fire was isolated overnight and quickly put out. but not before causing some very tense moments as smoke filled part of the building. the fire was reported around 11:15 last night on the third floor at the hospital in silver spring. month golly scott emergency fire and rescue happen to have a medic unit at the hospital already bringing patients to the emergency room. they went up to investigate and fo
in. >> news corp. chairman rupert murdoch calls the allegations deplorable and unacceptable and promised full cooperation with the investigation. >>> there's a good chance that next major terrorist attack on the u.s. will not be a bomb. instead the feds are worried about computer viruses. how prepared is the government for a sigher attack? tucker. >>> we've got changes in the weather department, we've got at least the possibility of some pretty good rain around here today. i'll have the debails on that -- details on that and julie wright has a look at your fox 5 on time traffic coming up in two minutes. >>> on alert now for swimmers on the beaches of massachusetts. there have been at least three sights of great white sharks off cape cod in the last week. none of the latest sightings have led towns to close beaches, but they are watching the water. >> "jaws" was filmed back up there in the '70s and nobody got in the water in that summer. >> i'm sure not. i wouldn't want to either. people need to be careful going to the beach. should be nice for the beaches at least around her
, rupert murdoch and his son. fox 5 is owned by news corp. >>> a new york city man accused of kidnapping and dismembering an eightier old bomade the first court appearance. he's charred with killing levy clepsty on monday. the police say they have not ruled out sexual molestation. and around is undergoing a psychiatric examination. >> to the economy now and another meeting ended without progress. president obama told them to go talk to members and what kind of deal on saturday. they're not meeting today but the president scheduled another news conditions for later this morning, which we will air on fox 5. in the meantime, democratic leaders are pointing the finger at virginia congressman eric cantor, saying he's the many roadblock and that he's unwilling to cool myself. -- compromise. attention is now turning to a backup plan in the senate being hammered out by harry reid and mitch mcconnell. >>> three major bond rating agencies have -- [ no audio ] -- . >> hit theatres. i was at tyson's corner yesterday afternoon. >> sold out? >> sold
. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> rupert murdoch's job as chair man of news corp. is safe. that is the word from the board after rumors of him considering stepping down. yesterday, the body of the reporter who first blew the whistle on the scandal was found but investigators say the debt doesn't look suspicious. also yesterday, a second top london police chief resigned. news corp. is the parent company of fox 5. >>> police are stepping up patrols at the metropolitan branch trail following another robbery. the latest incident happened at 9:30 yesterday morning near the 8th and edgewood entrance. sherry ly that more. >> reporter: the bike rider was entering the trail here when he was held up at gunpoint. this is the latest in a rash of crimes along the metropolitan branch trail. five incidents were reported between may and june and then in july, the crimes began to escalate. yesterday, a machine on his bike spotted a young man standing on the trail. as the psychist passed, the suspect pulled out a good-bye. victim gave up a wallet and two cell phones. the same thing
purt murdoch acknowledged e-mails were being hacked without permission. >>> a private funeral service will be held today in california for former first lady betty ford. she'll be remembered at st. margaret's episcopal church of palm desert. first lady michele will be attending and former first ladies nancy reagan, rosslyn carter and hillary clinton. later the public will have a chance to sea goodbye as mrs. ford will lie in repose at the church. her casket will travel to grand rapids, michigan for burial on thursday. >>> the only space walk planned during atlantis' final visit to the international space station is scheduled to begin in about four hours. they spent the day unloading a year's worth of supplies using the robotic arm. astronauts will spend an extra day at the space station. the shuttle is in good shape and a piece of space debris is no longer a threat for today's space walk. today's space walk by the way is actually being done by two astronauts that had already been at the space station. >>> we continue to monitor metro for you with more news about escalators. but don't w
. tomorrow, rupert murdoch and his son james are set to be questioned by british parliamentary committee it will be interested this keeps getting bigger and bigger. >> very close eye on it wisdom thank you. >>> keeping an eye on what is happening with casey anthony she is out of jail she got let go yesterday the question is where is she. only a select few know. jose baez says allies are exploring a number of options for her future. he spoke with heraldry vera yesterday. >>> she has been through a traumatic event in her life she has had a number of them over the last three years we will do our best to try to put her in a position where she can help herself and move forward in life. >>> casey anthony acquitted of murdererring her 2-year-old daughter she has a few lawsuits pending against her and a criminal record for lying to police. >>> 12 minutes past the hour. u.s. senator trying to help out flyers when it comes to all those annoying baggage fee what is he is proposing if your luggage doesn't get to you on time. >> plus a metro worker fired back in 2008 after a prostitution -- they are
involving news of the world why rupert murdoch is headed to the courtroom. >> plus rocking out this morning at the national theatre rock of ages is in town holly morris is hanging with the cast and crew catch up with all of them when fox 5 morning news continues 7:22 a.m. >>> making headlines a bomb exploded at a memorial service for the afghan president's brother. four people died in this attack including a top official of the kandahar city government and a young child. a suicide bomber blew himself up inside a mosque in a southern city the mosque packed with friends and family paying condolences to karzai. >>> the city of mumbai india, on high alert after coordinated terror attacks last night three bombs exploded within minutes of each other leaving at least 17 people dead more than 130 injured the worst terrorist attack in india since the siege in 2008 that killed 166 people there was no intelligence warning of a possible attack. >>> news corp. chairman rupert murdoch is being summoned to testify he and his son james received an official su
. >> reporter: rupert murdoch's, the ceo of news corp, the parent company of fox news on tuesday as part of the investigation. apologizes for the tabloid's mistakes and two to the victims. >> let me be clear in saying invading people's fiveacy by listening to the voice mail is wrong. >> reporter: some political experts say this emergency session of parliament was to an extent, really, about the prime minister's reputation. a strategic session as parliament departs for six weeks of summer vacation. in london, amy kellogg, fox news. >> do you want to know again that news corp is the parent company of fox 5. >>> birth control for women could be free. a medical panel recommended the government require health insurance companies to cover birth control as preventive care without copayments. not everyone supports the plan. kelly joins us tonight. thank you for joining us. >> thank you for having me. >> explain your organization's position on this? you don't like this plan, right? we're concerned. and -- that is the rights of the american women. this plan would allow the recommendation causing h
murdoch, an executive with the company all say allegations -- which are true. news corp is the parent company of fox 5. >>> a behind closed meeting for tarps on both sides of the dominique strauss-kahn case. the former imf chief is accused of -- the hotel in new york. today's meeting is raising questions whether charges could be dropped against him. the prosecutors have admitted they have doubts about the maid's story because she lied about the tests surrounding the attack and unrelated issues. the attorneys are not discussing what they talked about in today's meeting. >> a consumer alert about a scam making rounds on e-mail again. the phishing scam is back with motions. you need to be aware. the e-mail appears to be from the irs and said your tax payment was cancelled, meaning you still owe the government money for your taxes and shows a few bogus i.d. numbers and asks you to click on a link to download a form. that will download a virus that finds personal and financial account information in the computer and the best advice? delete the e-mail. >>> apple is trying to fix a weakness
's also allegations that "news of the world" paid police for what they needed. rupert murdoch didn't give comments in idaho but he issued a statement yesterday calling the allegations of phone hacking and payments to police both deplorable and unacceptable and vowed they will cooperate with the investigation. scotland yard has a list of 4,000 potential victims of phone hacking. there are fresh allegations that family members of the war dead may have been among the targets. james more dock said "news of the world" is in the business of holding others to account, but it failed when it came to itself. in london, amy kellogg, fox fox news. >> "news of the world" is owned by the parent company news corp. >>> we still have plenty ahead on fox 5. with the debt ceiling deadline fast approaching, this will be a working weekend for congress. we're going to head to capitol hill for the latest straight ahead of the break. -- after the break. [ female announcer ] welcome to busch gardens williamsburg, where d.c. goes to get away. maybe it's because washington d.c. loves the legendary coasters. or that
. >> reporter: rupert murdoch, who runs news corp ray, the parent company of fox news and his son james, as well as rebekah brookes will is the before a parliamentary panel tomorrow as british lawmakers try to get to the bottom of the hacking allegations. in london, amy kellogg, fox news. >> and news corp is the parent company of fox 5. >>> a murder indictment could come this week against a man accused of kidnapping and dismembering a eight-year-old brooklyn boy. police are still removing evidence the-from-the suspect's home. ty wa chang has more on this. ty wa? >> reporter: 30, a half hour ago, the lawyers reprinting them. after talking to the client. they said he still hears voices and tries to drown them out by listening to music. the two lawyers hired by his family went to the central control psychiatric ward of bellevue hospital. for a couple of hours, they met with their client and this is the first meeting they had with him. >> this is the first opportunity we have, really, to set down with him and have a conversation with him. our goal is to get an idea what his mental capacity is the. >
these people work with known criminals. rupert murdoch's news corps may face possible investigation in the u.s. >>> a new trial date for redskin albert haynesworth august 23. that's when he'll go on trial for misdemeanor sexual assault charges. he's accused of putting his credit into a waitress' bra and fondling her at the hotel bar in february. he denies the charges. the case carries a maximum six months in jail and a $1,000 fine. >>> the judge in the roger clemens perjury trial says he won't question any additional potential jurors and decided opening arguments will start tomorrow morning. clemens is charged with lying to congress. >>> stars flock to new york for the much anticipated premier of the harry potter finale. more from the red carpet coming up next. >>> a close look at the new escalator at the foggy bomb metro station. find out what is so special about these steps coming up next.  >>> it's a bittersweet curtain closer for potter mania. the movie premiered in the big apple last night. this is the final installment of the popular franchise. fans say it i
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